Hyundai Tucson MOT Results

Registered in 2016
85.3% pass rate
from 22,830 tests in 2020
(6.7% worse than other 2016 cars)
Pass rate by mileage
Failure rates by item

Here you can drill down into the failure rates for each item on the test. We've also compared the rates to the average results for 2016 cars and highlighted areas where the Hyundai Tucson is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.2% fail on Brakes (110% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 2.7% fail on Mechanical brake components (88% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 2.6% fail on Brake linings and pads (100% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 2.6% fail on Brake pads (100% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.16% fail on Brake discs and drums
        • 0.16% fail on Brake discs
      • 0.031% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.013% fail on Lever
        • 0.013% fail on Brake slack adjuster (19 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0044% fail on Linkage
    • 0.88% fail on Brake performance (110% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.47% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp) (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.41% fail on Rbt (sp) (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.057% fail on Decelerometer (sp) (12 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0088% fail on Plate brake tester (sp) (8 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.23% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.21% fail on Rbt (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.17% fail on Parking brake performance (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.035% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance) (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Decelerometer (14 times worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.0088% fail on Parking brake performance (35 times worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.0044% fail on Parking brake efficiency (Trikes, quads and pre-68 vehicles)
        • 0.013% fail on Plate brake tester (7 times worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.0088% fail on Parking brake performance (9 times worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.0044% fail on Parking (secondary brake performance)
      • 0.15% fail on Service brake performance (36% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Rbt (37% better than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.088% fail on Service brake performance (50% better than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.057% fail on Service brake imbalance
        • 0.0044% fail on Decelerometer
          • 0.0044% fail on Service brake performance
      • 0.15% fail on Service Brake Efficiency (sp) (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.14% fail on Rbt (sp) (200% worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.12% fail on Service brake performance (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
          • 0.096% fail on Service brake imbalance (190% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0088% fail on Decelerometer (sp)
      • 0.070% fail on Brake performance not tested (130% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.77% fail on Parking brake control (6 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.59% fail on Lever (5 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.18% fail on Electronic parking brake (12 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.31% fail on Service brake pedal or hand lever (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.28% fail on Hand lever (4 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.031% fail on Pedal
    • 0.026% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.013% fail on ABS / EBS / ESC
      • 0.0088% fail on Electronic stability control
      • 0.0044% fail on Anti-lock braking system
    • 0.0044% fail on Hydraulic systems
      • 0.0044% fail on Reservoirs
    • 0.0044% fail on Rigid brake pipes
    • 0.0044% fail on Brake actuators (including spring brakes or hydraulic cylinders)
      • 0.0044% fail on Hydraulic brake callipers
  • 3.4% fail on Tyres
    • 2.3% fail on Tread depth (38% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Condition (43% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.039% fail on Tyre pressure monitoring system
    • 0.022% fail on Size/type
  • 3.1% fail on Visibility
    • 2.3% fail on Wipers (22% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.69% fail on Washers (20% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.096% fail on Driver's view
    • 0.074% fail on Condition of glass
      • 0.074% fail on Windscreen
    • 0.039% fail on Bonnet (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on View to rear
      • 0.018% fail on Mirrors
  • 2.8% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (21% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.9% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 0.026% fail on Headlamp aim not tested
    • 0.47% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.32% fail on Headlamp
      • 0.096% fail on Headlamp cleaning device
      • 0.061% fail on Headlamp levelling device (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.19% fail on Front and rear fog lamps
      • 0.19% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.18% fail on Rear fog lamp
        • 0.0044% fail on Switch
      • 0.0044% fail on Front fog lamps
        • 0.0044% fail on Front fog lamps
    • 0.12% fail on Direction indicators (62% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.12% fail on Flashing type (62% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.11% fail on Side repeaters (59% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.013% fail on Individual direction indicators (75% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.074% fail on Stop lamp (81% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.048% fail on Registration plate lamp(s) (82% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Position lamps (75% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.039% fail on Position lamp (76% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0044% fail on All position lamps
    • 0.044% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.031% fail on Trailer electrical socket (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0088% fail on Battery(ies)
      • 0.0044% fail on Electrical wiring
    • 0.013% fail on Reversing lamps
      • 0.013% fail on Reversing lamps
    • 0.0088% fail on Hazard warning
      • 0.0088% fail on Switch
  • 0.46% fail on Suspension (26% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.21% fail on Suspension arms
      • 0.19% fail on Ball joint (180% worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0088% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0044% fail on Suspension arm
      • 0.0044% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.12% fail on Other suspension component (10 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.079% fail on Pins and bushes (21 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.026% fail on Ball joint (5 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0088% fail on Other suspension component (10 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0044% fail on Ball joint dust cover
    • 0.070% fail on Shock absorbers (61% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.018% fail on Wheel bearings
    • 0.018% fail on Anti-roll bars (76% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0044% fail on Pins and bushes
      • 0.0044% fail on Linkage ball joints
      • 0.0044% fail on Ball joint dust cover
      • 0.0044% fail on Linkage ball joint dust cover
    • 0.0088% fail on Axles
      • 0.0088% fail on Swivel pins and bushes
    • 0.0088% fail on Macpherson strut
      • 0.0044% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.0044% fail on Pins and bushes
    • 0.0044% fail on Springs
      • 0.0044% fail on Coil springs
        • 0.0044% fail on Coil spring
    • 0.0044% fail on Suspension rods
      • 0.0044% fail on Pins and bushes
  • 0.25% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (36% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.24% fail on Exhaust emissions (35% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.14% fail on Compression ignition
        • 0.11% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.018% fail on Emissions not tested
        • 0.0088% fail on On or after 01/01/2014 (81% better than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.10% fail on Spark ignition (46% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.079% fail on Malfunction indicator lamp
        • 0.018% fail on Catalyst emissions (73% better than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.0044% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.0088% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.0088% fail on Engine oil leaks
    • 0.0044% fail on Noise suppression
      • 0.0044% fail on Sound deadening material
  • 0.21% fail on Seat belts and supplementary restraint systems
    • 0.17% fail on Seat belts
      • 0.14% fail on Condition
      • 0.022% fail on Requirements (3 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.0044% fail on Prescribed areas
    • 0.039% fail on SRS malfunction indicator lamp (55% better than other 2016 cars)
  • 0.20% fail on Body, chassis, structure
    • 0.070% fail on Bumpers (130% worse than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Doors
      • 0.026% fail on Other passenger's door (200% worse than other 2016 cars)
        • 0.026% fail on Door condition (2 times worse than other 2016 cars)
      • 0.013% fail on Front passenger's door
        • 0.013% fail on Door condition
      • 0.0044% fail on Driver's door
        • 0.0044% fail on Catch
    • 0.035% fail on Transmission
      • 0.031% fail on Drive shafts
        • 0.031% fail on Joints
      • 0.0044% fail on Belts
    • 0.022% fail on Body
      • 0.022% fail on Other body component
    • 0.013% fail on Fuel system
      • 0.013% fail on System
    • 0.0088% fail on Exhaust system (84% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.0044% fail on Seats
      • 0.0044% fail on Driver's seat
    • 0.0044% fail on Undertray
  • 0.19% fail on Identification of the vehicle
    • 0.19% fail on Registration plates
  • 0.12% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.11% fail on Attachment
    • 0.0044% fail on Condition
  • 0.048% fail on Steering (62% better than other 2016 cars)
    • 0.044% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.039% fail on Track rod end
      • 0.0044% fail on Locking devices
    • 0.0044% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.0044% fail on Operation
  • 0.0044% fail on Seat belt installation check
    • 0.0044% fail on Belt(s)/padding
Read the Honest John Review

  • Hyundai Tucson (2015 on)
    More refined than ix35. Cabin is spacious and comfortable. Lots of family appeal with affordable running costs and huge boot. Five star Euro NCAP rating.

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